By Thomas Stolz,Dik Bakker,Rosa Salas Palomo
This edited quantity brings jointly fourteen unique contributions to the on-going debate approximately what's attainable in contact-induced language swap. The authors current a few new vistas on language touch which symbolize new advancements within the field.
In the 1st a part of the amount, the point of interest is on technique and conception. Thomas Stolz defines the examine of Romancisation strategies as a really promising laboratory for language-contact orientated examine and theoretical paintings established thereon. The reader is educated in regards to the huge scale initiatives on loanword typology within the contribution via Martin Haspelmath and on contact-induced grammatical switch performed by means of Jeanette Sakel and Yaron Matras. Christel Stolz reports tactics of gender-assignment to mortgage nouns in German and German-based kinds. The typology of mortgage verbs is the subject of the contribution through Søren Wichmann and Jan Wohlgemuth. within the articles by means of Wolfgang Wildgen and Klaus Zimmermann, extensively new ways to the idea of language touch are recommend: a dynamic version and a constructivism-based thought, respectively.
The moment a part of the amount is devoted to extra empirically orientated reviews which inspect language-contact constellations with a Romance donor language and a non-European recipient language. Spanish-Amerindian (Guaraní, Otomí, Quichua) contacts are investigated within the comparative research by way of Dik Bakker, Jorge Gómez-Rendón and Ewald Hekking. Peter Bakker and Robert A. Papen talk about the impression exerted through French at the indigenous languages of
This quantity presents the reader with new insights on all degrees of language-contact similar reports. the amount addresses specifically a readership that has a powerful curiosity in language touch often and its repercussions at the phonology, grammar and lexicon of the recipient languages. specialists of Romance language touch, and experts of Amerindian languages, Afro-Asiatic languages, Austronesian languages and Pidgins and Creoles will locate the amount hugely valuable.
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